Great thoughts! Thanks for being able to share them publicly. That takes an amazing amount of courage.
What a difference a day makes! After my previous post, (http://delemares.wordpress.com/2012/04/24/105/ ) I was sent a link to a video by Matthew Vines which totally revised, revolutionised even, my thinking. I had accepted the traditional interpretation of certain passages in the Bible – Matthew caused me to look at those passages again.
This post describes a re-evaluation of those passages. (I describe the events leading up to this re-evaluation here: http://delemares.wordpress.com/2012/05/01/my-story-2-me-and-the-gay-debate-the-backstory-of-a-blog-3/ ) There is so much more in Matthew’s moving account. I encourage you to watch it for yourself.
As I mentioned earlier, the Bible doesn’t major on homosexuality – there are just 6 short passages, 7 if you include the Genesis account of the creation of Eve.
Matthew has taken 2 years out of college to study these passages carefully. He (along with many others) questions the traditional interpretation of these passages. He asks that we go the extra…
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